Chavez 'united' with Syria against US aggression

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday that his government is united with Syria in strong opposition to the United States' "imperialistic aggression" in the Middle East. "We are here in Damascus to call for peace," Chavez told Syrian state television on Tuesday night. "These two countries are strongly united against the imperialistic aggression and hegemonic pretensions of the US empire." Chavez said that during his visit in Syria officials of both governments will sign a document opposing Washington's "aggression" in the Middle East.